As we play out the final month of the 2011-'12 NBA season, we take a look at each franchise. Who emerged, what went wrong, what lies ahead. A look at post season chances, long term potential and upgrades possible in this summer's NBA draft. We continue in the Southwest Division of the Western Conference with the New Orleans Hornets.
As we roll towards February and the All-Star break, NBA clubs are looking to make adjustments. Most clubs still have hope of making the post season, while a few may already be tinkering with the future in mind. A one time NBA All-Star may finally be emerging from free agency and trade rumors are rampant. Those looking for a center find one on the market after already being traded once this season.
Does your NBA Fantasy roster resemble a donut? Do you have a whole in the middle with a bunch of stiffs at center? With incredible scarcity at the position, the standings gained points potential with an effective pivot can earn you noticeable gains. Without a doubt, elite centers go early in drafts and are expensive in auctions, but you cannot survive without remaining competitive at the position. With that in mind, we continue our free agency advice with a look at available big men. Those we have identified are avalable in most Flea Flicker leagues.
Chris Paul is settling in on the West coast, Dwight Howard appears content with staying in Florida and the rest of the Association is tinkering with rosters in advance of the season tipping off on Christmas Day. Most of the marquee names have found a new home or re-signed with their old clubs. For now, teams are adding a piece here and there or trimming down their rosters to thirteen players. Lets take a look at recent movement and what might be left.